Bad, melodrama, confusing, dry and incomplete story line. Main character was a very sorry person. 11 plus hours I felt empty and had a headache. Will not look at this author again.
Your mileage may vary
This is just an awful book. I listened for an hour and a half and I didn't care at all about any of the characters and nothing interesting had happened. It was unthinkable to consider wasting more hours of my life on this book. I've read all the Sophie Katz books and they're laugh out loud funny, and this book was written either very early in her career (when she hadn't developed any of her talent) or during a deep depression in winter in northern Alaska.
I refuse to judge the narrator for her inability to make this book interesting, so I've given her the middle rating to remain neutral.
I really liked the story, however I would appreciated that the characters spoke more to each other, verses casy speaking mainly to herself. Too much "self" dialogue. I also would of appreciated POV from Robert. Otherwise it was a great story line. I really loved the readers as well
The story was a good one. Loved the struggle, the characters, the entire concept. Worth listening to but beware you have to have patience for this one. The author is very, I mean very descriptive. Which is good at first to help you visualize and understand how the main character thinks. But half way into the book it gets to be too much in her head. Found myself fast forwarding a few times through scenes that took place in her head. Would have loved for the author to spend that time and words letting us to get to know more about Robert. She never really peeled the layers back on Robert. His character was not developed as much as it should have been. Dual POV would have make this a five star. I have the story, the concept a 5star, but overall due to the long fantasies and lack of really getting to know Robert a 3star for overall. Narration is great. It is worth the credit and good listen.
Love Grace Grant but she couldn't make me care for the characters. This may be a story other like but it's not for me.
I give this 3 stars... I loved some parts and didn't care for others making this just a good read for me.
It started out really good, I loved the characters and their interactions, then something happened and it just kind of went flat for me. I've read that this was originally written as a serial series with 3 installments, I think there should have been a little editing done where the segments were joined together so we weren't reading a recap of the previous chapters. Each time a new segments was introduced it felt like they were written at different times, like the author wasn't in the same mindset or something.. I just think with some clever editing this would be a solid 4 star read.
I started out in love with Robert, then as the story progresses he becomes more of an ass, and not the hot kind either, he becomes the kind of person you need to get away from as soon as possible or you'll find yourself sucked in and then tossed to the side when he's done. I found that there were very few characters I did like by the end of it, but its what made the story work.
Some of the characters were one dimensional; while Robert had layers, you just scratch the surface with him, and it's a shame because there is so much potential there. I said before this would be a 4 star read with editing, add in some character depth and this could easily be a 5 star book.
For me it's a 3, but I enjoyed my time, it did it's job in entertaining me for the weekend.
Doctor ally prepared NP faculty who loves books of all categories and loves to read.
In the beginning and into part II I found it difficult to like like any of the main characters. It was uncomfortable to watch Kasie allow so much control and abuse particularly by Dave and then by Robert. in the end, there was some redemption. In some ways it was like an accident, I couldn't turn away.